As some of you know, I have become quite the MOTO X fanboy over the last several months, after leaving the Apple world for a move to Android. It has been a great adventure to say the least. I really LOVE this phone. (read my article about why I switched here)
Recently, I saw where Motorola is coming out with the MOTO360 Smart watch, and I have to admit…my mouth is watering for this device. The second they go on pre-order, I will be there with credit card in hand to nab one of these awesome looking devices.
I really feel that functional wearables are the future, and as long as they simplify my life, I am in. I am very excited to see where the future of wearables takes us. As long as they stay wearables and not implantables! I am not sure I am ever going to be ready to start injecting technology into my body!
One thing that I think is REALLY cool that they are doing is a design face-off. They are giving designers a template, and you can submit your own design for a chance to win…here are the list of prizes…
PRIZES: One (1) grand prize winner will receive a Moto 360 (ARV $249).* Actual suggested retail price at launch may be substantially different. Nine (9) runner-up winners will receive one (1) $50 Google Play gift card (ARV $50). Both the grand prize winner and runner-up winners entries may be used by Motorola in its sole discretion as a watch face for the Moto 360 and in any marketing, advertising and any other promotional activities by Motorola. The total ARV of all available prizes in the Promotion is $699. Only the prizes specified in the numbers indicated will be awarded. Prizes are non-transferable, with no cash redemption or equivalent. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component of equal or greater value should a prize or any component of a prize become unavailable. Except as specifically provided herein, Prize packages do not include insurance, personal expenses, incidental charges, gratuities, or any other items not specifically described in these Official Rules. All applicable taxes and usage charges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner. If required by law, Sponsor or its agents shall require payment from winner of taxes to be remitted to the appropriate taxing authorities. Sponsor expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use of prizes awarded. Sponsor makes no representation or warranties concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded.
That’s pretty sweet!
So, I joined the community, and have been looking at some of these design submissions, and the gallery below is a compilation of my favorites. Be sure to head over to the community, and check them out and vote on YOUR favorite!
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR DESIGN:
Choose one of the official template PSDs to get started on your #Moto360 watch face design! All submissions must be JPEG, PNG, or GIF and created from these files.
When you’re done, upload your entry into the “Post Submissions Here” thread.
Join the MOTO360 G+ Community here.